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Aug 23, 2013 6:00am EDT
, participants in the 1963 march on washington remember the events of that day in a discussion hosted by the martin luther king, jr. memorial library in washington, d.c. this is an hour 30 minutes. >> when our archivist suggested that i conduct oral histories with people that attended the march, i jumped at the opportunity to hear firsthand accounts of the days that i, like many of you, had only known about in books, photos and media reflections. i was curious about literal and other journeys that people took to get to the lincoln memorial on that hot august day in 1963. we put out a call for people it into the march to be interviewed and the panelists here today were the first to answer that call. it is important to note that this is the beginning of an ongoing project and derek and our collection not only oral histories but also memorabilia and other artifacts from the march to the washingtonian the community archive. two of the panelists, peter bailey and doctor ella kelly were right under my nose as their regular attendees to the black studies lecture series that takes place in the b
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2013 7:00am EDT
in 1781, at which lord cornwallis surrendered about 7000 troops to general washington. there is no doubt this was a massive setback for the british war effort. but the fact remains that even surrendering 7000 troops to washington, the british still and tens of thousands of more troops in north america and they could have somebody tens of thousands of more troops from other parts of the empir empiref they had decided to do so. but they were not able to do so because of the power of a new force in insurgent warfare, a term that was only going to faithfully in 1776, the power of public opinion. now, if the founding fathers had been battling the roman empire i can assure you that the romans, no matter how many battlefield defeats they would've suffered, would have come back and george washington, the founders, would have been crucified quite literally. the fact that this did not happen is because of what happened in an institution that the roamers did not have to worry about, at least not after the rise of the empire. and that was the house of commons, parliament. in 1782, a year, in t
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Aug 8, 2013 1:00am EDT
entertaining in washington. she was less worried serving 100 people here than 20 in washington. many important figures would be seated with them. thomas jefferson was frequently here. james monroe was here. henry clay. margaret smith. once while mrs. madison was serving at the head of the table the vice president offered to do the honors for her and she responded oh no, watch with what ease i do it. and he had to admit she did it with unparalleled ease. it was as if she were born and educated worsen inverse i. versailles. >> and looking at their life when they returned there, how was it compared to when they lived in the white house? >> i think they were besieged by people who wanted to associate themselves with the mad sons. many visitors in addition to -- political visitors in addition to family and friend. sort of like the washingtons and the jeffersons. everybody wanted to meet the great personages. so they had people in the house with them. not only relatives but many political visitors as well. >> she was devoted to him and getting his papers together in that role. was she happ
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Aug 6, 2013 10:30pm EDT
-ed in the washington journal, urging congress to reverse sequestration, or watch military readiness go into decline. mckenzie, why don't we start with you? i will ask you a couple of questions, and then we will go to the audience. we are going to finish at 11:30. .> thank you for monitoring -- for moderating. it is a pleasure to be up here with you and my good friend michael, who recently authored but we were also together with secretary hegel and his team last week, at the briefing about these choices and the outlook. i am sure we will talk about what was discussed in that conversation. i think you have set the ground very well. that important to remember sequester is not the starting point. so much in washington feels like we are always starting at square one. but sequestration is the fourth year of budget cuts. the drawdown has been well under way. our spending peaked in 2010. there has been reduction in capacity and real budget cuts ever since. roughly, been almost, a $1 trillion taken out of current or planned dod spending before sequestration. that is why this is tough. you he
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2013 8:00pm EDT
washington. lastwas held hostage december, and i thought i was going to be added to this list. i was lucky after five unpleasant days. i got out. there was a gun battle and a rescue and i managed to escape. i was rescued and escaped. i returned to syria last week for the first time since being kidnapped, and instead of having list, iadded to this have the honor of paying respect to my colleagues who did not make it, and i would like to thank the newseum for that privilege. the question is, why do we do it? why take the risks? is it for fun, ford venture? -- for adventure? is it for the money? there are easier ways to make money than this. like the earth's plates when they snap like violent political change, and we see how the plates are fitting together. we do so the innocents have a voice. we do it because we have decided this is what we want to do with our slice of time on this planet. event back in may. all of the available in our field library at www.c-span.org. looking live at the iwo jima memorial just outside washington based on the photograph by joseph rosenthal in 1945.
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2013 8:00am EDT
.. >> the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. and later, senator tom coburn hears from his constituents during a town hall meeting in oklahoma. >> c-span, created by america's cable companies in 1979, brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> host: walt mossberg, has technology plateaued? >> guest: oh, no, absolutely not. absolutely not. technology is always changing and always coming up with -- technology companies are always coming up with something new, and there are new technology companies all the time incubating, a lot of them are in what we call stealth mode. we don't even know who they are. certain technologies plateau and things move on, but in general, no. not at all. >> host: i guess i ask that because the last couple years we've had the explosion of smartphones, we've had tablets come online. what's out there? >> guest: well, first of all, there are vast numbers of people especially in the less developed cups, but even in the developed countries who don't own a smartphone and, certainly, there are vast thurms that don't own -- numbers th
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2013 11:00pm EDT
afghanistan. the discussion hosted by the stemson center in washington, d.c. included analysts like stuart bolin, inspector general for iraq reconstruction and his recent report arguing that a the u.s. does not have a well executed plan to implement and oversee the reconstruction efforts. defense department and u.n. officials also participated in the discussion. this is an hour and a half. >> good morning everyone. i am ellen laipson and i'm delighted to welcome you to the stimson center for this muggy of this conversation about war and peace new tools for messy transition. we are gathering at the time that we can see the end of both the iraq and afghanistan engagement, and this event in a way is pivoted around the offer by the special inspector general for the iraqi reconstruction to present some of the findings for the final report so the special inspector general office created in 2004 is now completing its work so it is a moment of reflection and looking back at what are some of the lessons of iraq, but we know that iraq is such an out liar and may be such an exception in the kind of e
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 12:00pm EDT
freedom marchers. .. with the president to announce plans for the march on washington. in support of the civil rights act. >> june 12th, 1963 as everest was returning home for the naacp meeting member byron shot him in his driveway as he was getting out of his car. evers was killed instantly. ♪ ♪ >> randolph and fellow americans , the national urban league is honored to be a participant in this historic occasion. our presence here reflects not only the civil rights communities increasing the awareness of the urban league, but most important it says and i hope what and clear that while intelligence, maturity and strategy dictates a civil rights agency we use different methods and we are all united as never before on the goal of first class citizenship. >> to present to you the moral leader of the nation. i have the pleasure to present to you dr. martin luther king. [applause] i am happy to join with you today what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. [applause] five years ago, a great american in the shadow we stand today sign
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2013 1:00am EDT
out of washington, not out of syria. you read in the israeli media, they lead stories -- the u.s. lead stories. what is going on with that? >> who knows? some speculation is that people at the state department who are upset that wants us to have a more forward leaning policy and therefore, leaking in order to shame in the administration into action and others may be -- there are people concerned israeli action will lead to escalation. to therefore, they want deter this rallies from acting. i do not know. maybe it is all or none of the above. maybe people who cannot keep their mouths closed. who knows. >> first of all my congratulations on an amazing study. , the question of retaliation. we'll talk more next week. seems tos media, it imply for one statement if there was a strike, they would not respond. or if there was something and at undermining the regime they would. >> with regard to has blood -- hezbollah, you should be answering this. syria, they do not need to open a second front at this point, they have their hands full. as a result, the response would be very restraint. -
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2013 7:00am EDT
50th anniversary of the march on washington. live coverage at 6 p.m. eastern here on c-span2. >> on c-span's end core presentation of "first ladies". >> garfield went to chicago to announce somebody else for president, so, of course, lucretia had no expect nation that over the -- expectation that over the next five months 17,000 people would show up on her property. that many people, obviously, unexpected, uninvited started to cause a lot of damage to the outside of the property. we know that lucretia garfield was a very gracious host to people that were invited if, she would offer them during the campaign what she called standing refreshment which meant she was very gracious, offered them a cold glass of water or lemonade but conspicuously no chair to sit in was she didn't -- because she didn't want them to overstay their weekend. >> "first ladies" continues tonight at 9 ian on c-span. >> we have this 16-acre piece of land, we have so put something on it, or maybe not. of it was just an open-ended what do we do with it, right in and everyone wanted a say in that. very quickly leaders
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2013 9:00pm EDT
2011. in a washington post piece today, they write about that just a little bit. they say despite government assurances that they would protect the right of peaceful protesters, massacres only increased in severity, and the serious government deployed tanks and rooftop snipers and established checkpoints to control movements. this was back in 2011. a point out the defection of officers, with the free serious army back in july 2011, and the video of the officers issued at that time. here is kevin. he is calling from fort wayne, indiana, on our independent line. >> thank you, first of all, c- span for airing this program tonight. it was a wonderful display of democracy. in terms of the position of where i feel our government should take, i was in total agreement with the representative from new hampshire added would be nice and would be refreshing if forth itsould carry constitutional duties, because if any military action is taken, any form of military action is taken, we are first and foremost looking at committing an act of war. therefore, congress should be involved in deciding
CSPAN
Aug 6, 2013 8:00pm EDT
. can you imagine what washington, jefferson, atoms, the others would say? steve on the independent line. long day home after my of work, at once every three months, i go through one of those checks for the do sobriety checks. or you go pulled over through them? once you reach a certain point, you can't turn left or right. talk to't typically every single person there, but they pick and choose who they think might be drinking. me because ithers am working. laws.ot breaking any this happens hundreds of times a night every night and saves thousands of lives. with't have our problem them finding out who i am calling because i am not going any what i shouldn't. i don't know why so many people -- i don't think this is something that we have to worry about. is save're trying to do lives. it is that simple. >> i am so glad i got on. i think nasa is intrusion. in may of 1919, the allied forces obtained a copy of communist rules and regulations. 50 years later, let's read the rules. barack the gun, get them away from religion, make them superficial, destroy them. get control of all means of
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 6:00am EDT
from within washington. it never has been the idea that it would be done. we need partners on the ground. that is why the navigator branch rolled out last week. every community health center in the country has gone resources to hire education and enrollment people. a lot of hospitals are training their own staff. we of train that several thousands that will be part of the network. this is now translated into reaching out in communities where we know there are large numbers of uninsured. being available on the fun in-- on the phone, on thethe web to answer questions and encouraging people to take advantage of the offer to did they have -- of the opportunity they have.for the first time to get health security for themselves and their family. >> [indiscernible] >> this was never appropriated. we certainly have gone back to congress a number of times for outreach and education funding. that budget has not been forthcoming. we're working with the resources we have, but knowing that makes partnerships -- they were always going to be hugely important, but they are all the more important
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2013 1:00am EDT
inaugurated in march. march was the timeframe. you can see things like the washington, d.c. selecting him at the capital. john marshall was selected. i want to go to 1798 with the passage of the alien and sedition act. what is the view of both adamses on this? >> some people thought we were about to be overrun by french revolutionaries and the a were influencing people in america. there were rumors that cities would be burned. it was terrorism they were anticipating. for example, the opposition party, the democratic republican party was very enthusiastic about the french and some of the ideals of the french revolution. >> jefferson in particular. >> this is where they begin to go in different directions. also, some of the press is very vehement in their criticism of the administration. so they muzzled the press and said that this is probably the thing that john adams is most criticized for. abigail, i believe, supported john. abigail was even more vehement during i think she is even more conservative than john during that time. >> the upshot of this, the people who were bre
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2013 6:00am EDT
the rebels and washington and the susquehanna river. i can only say now that it appears to me that i must move toward the susquehanna, keeping washington and baltimore well covered, only if the enemy is checked or if he turns toward baltimore when he tried to give him battle once is army turned away to concentrate near gettysburg, he considered his work done. in his first impulse was to pull his own army back and dig in and behind the creek 25 miles to the southeast and not keep a shield in place between the confederates in the capital. he was not inclined to go hunting with robert lee. having thus relieved here is a bird in philadelphia, he concluded that it was now time to look to his own army and assume positions for offense or defense, or rest to the troops and that meant the collecting of our troops behind pike creek. it was john reynolds picture -- alas i don't have it here. [laughter] unless my faithful assistant wants to click for me on this. click someone. [laughter] there we go. john bolton reynolds. john was directing the army corps than made that made up the army of the
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2013 6:00am EDT
. senator carl levin speaks at a symposium of the reserve officers association. >> on the next "washington journal," the national oceanic >> with more coverage of nonfiction books in the book industry every weekend on booktv. including this saturday at 6 p.m. eastern,. >> what you did your father by the book? >> 1933. you just gotten out of the government. you been out about three weeks. he had been governor of the federal reserve board and started the reconstruction finance corporation under hoover, and the state of the federal reserve chairman for a little while under roosevelt and then he was gone. because he didn't like roosevelt's monetary policy. the post came up three weeks later for auction on the steps of the building, and he bought it anonymously. >> what did he pay for? >> $825,000. >> how many newspapers were in washington for? >> there were five, and the post was six in the field of five. and so it had about a circulation of 50,000 in a broken down building. so he started in. he was a businessman he thought he knew how to turn around businesses but he really had never had any
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2013 6:00am EDT
have become tools of error tools. you have to understand how tools work in washington and downrange. in stewart's world, legal authorities, funding, how to work effectively in an interagency domain, what can we tong together - you have cast the net widely and this is the challenge for the stabilization community. you need to be inclusive. everyone needs to be in the room. that can create a little bit of angst at senior levels if it is a delicate issue where the future direct and is not clear. the human resources, i think, is hugely significant. i do think that's at various phases of a career, management capacity and the ability to andrstand who knows what who brings what to the table can be very helpful especially the country team level. generals don't report to ambassadors but ambassadors are the leading voice. coordination is absolutely required. having the country team with the right level of skills and capabilities -- it worked quite well in a country like columbia at various points in time for example, is really vital. i would not accept there is going to be inevitable differen
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2013 7:00am EDT
in washington between the israelis and the palestinians, that's diplomacy. and when president obama and russian president vladimir putin and the chinese president xi jinping meet in st. petersburg as i think they will and a couple of weeks to talk about global economic problems, that, too, is diplomacy. when president bush and president obama negotiated one by one free trade agreements between the united states and colombia and panama, that's economic diplomacy. and when nations meet to fight climate change and try to eradicate trafficking of women and children and try to fight global drug and crime cartel, that's multilateral diplomacy. when we move tons, hundreds of thousands of tons of food aid to poor countries where people are starving, like north korea, that's humanitarian diplomacy. so diplomacy encompasses those thousands of actions taken each day by government, like ours, by international organizations like the u.n. by nonprofit organizations like the gates foundation to connect, connect countries, connect regions, and it towns around the world, connect most important peopl
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2013 6:00am EDT
. and events marking the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. sobor rights and economic equality. speakers include low-wage to workers. in a few moments, today's headlines and your calls and "washingtonon journal." our coverage starts with a preview at 6:00 eastern with a debate at 7:00. about 45 minutes, we will discuss north carolina's new voter identification law in light of the supreme court's decision to strike down parts of the voting rights act. perez.st is myrna o'bryan.teve ♪ tot: good morning, welcome "the washington journal." we are in the waning days of a congressional recess and members of congress are gearing up for this fall's legislative agenda. a question for all of you this morning, what is your message to house and senate lawmakers as they prepare to turn to -- returned to washington next month. for republicans, 202-585-3881. for democrats, 202-585-3880. for independents, 202-585-3882. also send as a tweet, if you go to twitter.com/c-spanwj
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2013 6:00am EDT
washington and so on. that's where we got the idea that we get our rights from a creator that comes from that book. doesn't come from dna. doesn't come from darwin. values don't come from secularism. secularism doesn't have a value system. secularism is the absence of religion but the judeo^- christian value system gave us our values. if god doesn't say do not murder, murder is not wrong. this drives people crazy and i have debated this at oxford and elsewhere, and the leading athiest philosophers all agree if there is no god the wrongness of murder is soley a matter of personal opinion. i like yellow, you like blue, i like murder, you don't like murder. only there there is a god who says do not murder is wrong. so i'm very fearful for the united states dropping the bible in favor of, you now what? feels. because i don't trust the human heart very much. >> in the section of your book, the moral record of islam, allah alone runs the world, reason some nature have no say, you write, and that is probably the primary reason why, after a certain date, science ceased to most likely could not d
CSPAN
Aug 19, 2013 11:00pm EDT
about how you don't have to go back and forth against each other in washington, you can build on relationships and get things done in your district. i think it's a theme other people who are running can use. because the people who were drawn to her campaign were drawn to that theme. >> senator mccaskill, with all of the women in the u.s. senate and the idea that women are collaborators, how is that working out? >> well, i do think that there's a choice between combat and compromise. and i think that women naturally gravitate towards compromise as opposed to combat. i do -- it's a big generalization and there are always exceptions to every rule. but i wash my colleagues, i particularly watch how we work with our republican colleagues. and when we are trying to figure out that something is doable, i go to susan collins and say, hey, what did you think. i go to lisa. i work with kelly ai. and there's this sense of -- we can talk about this and not have too much testosterone in the conversation about who's winning and who's losing. and that's one of the things about our politics that
CSPAN
Aug 1, 2013 6:00am EDT
. 2013] >> on cspan today, "washington journal"is next. then live coverage of today's house session with more debate on limiting epa regulation is and in about 45 minutes, we will talk about the republican agenda in congress. we will talk about nsa leaker sndwden and we'll talk about a new documentary on president nixon. host: we think today is the way for the united states senate, not just for the week but for the month of august. we expect the house to follow suit tomorrow after one more vote on health care. summer break is upon us here in washington, d.c. one headline says lawmakers are leaving capitol hill pretty empty-handed. both sides are pointing fingers at each other. want to get your thoughts this thursday
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2013 1:00am EDT
captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> on the next "washington journal" we will look at the u.s. options in syria. will meet with a former senior aide to the romney campaign. and we will discuss the effect on mentalration health services and the societal impression the public has on the mentally ill. and we will discuss congressional aide. "washington journal" is live on at 7:00 and day eastern. >> the universe may bend towards justice, but it does not bend on its own. countrye the gains this has made requires constant vigilance, not complacency. whether by challenging those who direct new barriers to the vote for ensuring that the scales of justice works equally for all in the criminal justice system and are not just a pipeline from overcrowded schools to overcrowded country has jails. >> this weekend on c-span, from whence -- from wednesday, the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. sunday on c-span 2, your calls and comments for ben shapiro, bright part editor at large. on american history tv on c-span 3, two award consolations, for the
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Aug 19, 2013 10:00am EDT
hundreds of years. i think in for has already taught russi washington. i actually mean the house republicans. they are recognizing this surge that are moving dramatic social change. drugs and much about immigration when we talk about latin america. 73 millionhat people have been lifted out of poverty in the last 10 years. this thriving new middle class want to get it to keep pace with the new expectation. latin america is going through a to my stick shift. this is the time to get rich. we're going to talk about how we can maximize this, how we can collaborate, how we can bring out a more accelerated strength of partnership. we cannot occur the very disturbing problems that affect this region also, violence. they have reached epidemic levels. a violence against is really rampant. did so much better than the u.s. did during the financial crisis, judicial systems are still in dire need of reform. there is a real divide in how different countries are dealing with the forces of globalism. is the best way to open up while others are --ting up protection there's protectionist barriers.
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2013 6:00am EDT
] >> on c-span today, "washington is next, live with your phone calls. it discussion on drug enforcement operations. then a discussion on the trial whitey bulger. and so researchers are re- classifying cancer. host:
CSPAN
Jul 31, 2013 8:00pm EDT
speculation about what may happen next. this is from "the washington post." laura tweets in to us -- what do you think the impact of the decision yesterday would they? guest: the chilling affect is a major issue. look at first amendment law. they are always looking at the conduct of the government and how it may chill others. there is always a balance. maybe this person did wrong. but will it hurt other people from doing right? these facts are indisputable. whistleblowers are the number one source of fraud detection period. these contracts are multibillion-dollar contracts, many in secret. politicians and their friends get these contracts. how do you police them? you ensure money is not being ripped off? there is a lot of people who benefit when whistleblowers are silenced and chilled, and that has to be taken into consideration as we judge these events. i have seen the chilling effect. it is very hard when someone comes to our office with legitimate concerns that touch national security that should be known the american people or by law enforcement. it is hard to advise anyone to blow the w
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2013 6:00am EDT
with jack buckley from the national center for education statistics. "washington journal" is next. ♪ friday,ning, it is august 30, 2013. even as the british parliament voted not to join the u.s. in a possible strike. while administration officials said last night that the u.s. is considering taking unilateral action in response to a reported chemical weapons attack on syrian civilians and rebels last week, some congressional leaders said the white house has more work to do in making its case. as we take you
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2013 6:00am EDT
, president obama convened a meeting in washington. 40 heads of government were there. and the object was to see how everybody involved can do a better job of controlling this material. fissile material is what it takes to make a bomb. that's the hard part, getting the fissile material. and then that was followed up with another 12 years later installed, and i guess there's another one scheduled in amsterdam. and more and more heads of government are involved in that, and trying to really get hold of that. i think that's a very constructive thing. and in a recent thing that i've written, along with the people i've been working with on this, henry kissinger, bill perry and sam nunn, we say, let that morphed into a kind of global nuclear enterprise, and get all of these, i'll say, more constructive non-rogue states together, to keep working at these different kinds of things that need to be done. there's some between us and russia that needs to be done, but there's others, too. >> what about when it comes to rogue states? in the '80s you were the administration that strategically bombed lib
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2013 9:00pm EDT
washington to ida mckinley. tonight, sarah polk, mark rhett taylor and abigail fillmore. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] sarah polk was on diplomacy and her strong suit is intelligence and political discussion. >> she made no bones about the fact she took an interest in politics. and that she was her husband's partner. >> she grew naup political household in tennessee. her father was a local politician so she grew up loving politics. she married james after he won a seat in the legislature. because she would not have married him if he had -- >> unfortunately for james k. polk he died three months after leaving the white house. and sarah began a 42-year widowhood. polk place became a shrine to her husband and she would invite anybody who wanted to to come to visit and see the objects she had collected through her long and illustrious political career. >> to live there for many years on her own. during the civil war, generals on both sides would come and visit her to pay respects. it is an interesting comm
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2013 1:00am EDT
washington, she took her sweets where she could find them. apparently she had her sons and others buy chocolate shells by the barrelful and she writes about the medicinal qualities of fudge. i mean it was as if she took it where she could find them. that's pretty pathetic. >> i would say that the shells are probably not bon-bons. she is not sitting on her sofa munching. they're the cocoa bean shell. you would steep them in hot water. it would be like coffee and you would add milk. she was interested in the medicinal qualities of it. i wouldn't go too far on john quincy's sourness. there is affection between the two of them and great love. otherwise she could have stayed in quincy. >> after they lost, i think, the daughter, is it true he gave her a book on the diseases of the mind? >> some months later, yes. >> it's the modernize, the insensitivity. he is certainly not a modern husband. louisa had by one count nine miscarriages. >> minimum five and a still birth, officially more. -- potentially more. they are sometimes hard to read into it because of how discreet they are with thei
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Aug 28, 2013 9:00pm EDT
world of justice and freedom from through nonviolence. today, 50 years after the march on washington, i pay tribute to the visionary organizer of the original march by rustin. as a fellowship of reconciliation staff, rustin co- founded and organized the first freedom ride in 1947. an african-american gay man, rustin was a quaker. his life commitment to nonviolence as a spiritual discipline exemplifies that pacifism is anything but passive. he pursuit -- refused to accept more by denying society's expectations that he be straight. he refused to be at war with another nation by being in prison as a conscientious objector during world war ii, and he refused to be at war with humanity by not accepting diminishment or division based on race. in every situation, rustin rejected violence, conflicts, and strife, and instead showed peace. he and rev. james lawson, another staffer, are credited with convincing rev. dr. king early on that nonviolence had to be the path to freedom. and so, on this day, how can we pay tribute to this legacy of nonviolence and peace, to dr. king's refusal to see a
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2013 12:00am EDT
of congress. then discussion of electronic surveillance and human rights. on the next "washington journal," we'll discuss north carolina's new voter identification law in light of the supreme court's decision to strike down the parts of the voting rights act. our guest is myrna perez. we'll also be joined by lock heed martin vice president steve o'brien to discuss the uture of the company's joint strike fighter. the pentagon is planning to use more than 2,400 of the advanced technology aircraft in all branches of the military. at an estimated cost of $1.5 trillion. earlier this year on c-span's q&a d, a reporter discussed his trip to the lock heed martin ighter demonstration center. >> to sit in a flight simulator that they have. >> where? >> very interesting question. just across the river this crystal city, virginia. not more than a 10-minute car ride from capitol hill. and it's part of their flight demonstration center. it looks like a futuristic kind of museum and it's a place where not just journalists can go but members of congress and their staff members and other governmen
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Aug 8, 2013 11:00pm EDT
to her he is the bureau chief head in washington, he started as a reporter's reporter. about how he likes we like to describe. he is a third-generation newsman. down at the under the table is alex mueller, who gives us a different perspective. he gives us a graphic perspective and he has background in graphic design and journalism. both were rollcall and for the hill. we have experienced much of the industry. those are our panelists. we are very happy to have all of them here. , i am not going to make any kind of presentation. but we would just like to throw out some questions, to jump and come an analyst at jumping in with each other and we will talk about whatever you want to talk about. i would like to ask the panelist to talk about how you do things differently so how is this effective in communicating politics? >> i would like to say that we threw out the mold in terms of stories when we created politifact. we thought that the inverted term and was not going to be the way that they had a whole different form of journalism. it was something where the information was communicated
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Aug 14, 2013 12:00am EDT
washington journal, the rise of the conversation on drones and privacy issues. 745, -- and seven: 45, would talk about domestic drones -- at 7:45, we talk about the usage of domestic drones. , a privacy and west. washington journal begins live at 7:00 a.m. eastern time every day on c-span. wednesday, the center for american progress hosts a former -- a forum for preventing and ending human trafficking. obama's half-sister will be a speaker at the event. remember the march ending and dr. king delivering that speech will stop president kennedy invited us back to the white house and he stood in the door of the oval office to meet each one of us. he was like a beaming and proud father. he was glad that everything had gone so well. .e said, you did a good job he said to dr. king, you had a dream. >> tomorrow, we will look back with a panel conversation with john lewis and your chance to call in and comment. starting at 1:00 p.m. eastern time. ladieson two of first begins monday, september 9 with a look at the life of the edith roosevelt will stop we have encore presentations of season
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Aug 14, 2013 9:00pm EDT
-- with edith roosevelt. programs on every first lady from martha washington wine mckinley. tonight, harriet lane. quite she is probably the most tragic of all the first ladies. she hated it with a passion. she did not move into the white house with peace. >> they had eight rooms they had to furnish. when she arrived, she basically holed up and spent much of her time writing letters to her dead son. she called them my presaged child. a very poignant letter. , andey were returning there was a terrible accident. . it was devastating for the family. god.she concluded this was forhe house was too much jane to take care of. i don't think she was interested in housekeeping particularly. >> most regarded peer us as a failure in the office. >> it was the happiest of all presidencies. >> good evening. on this program, we learned about the final first ladies of the antebellum era. whose tenurepierce was defined by overwhelming loss. the time she and her husband are brought to the executive mansion, they have lost all fore of their young sons the next 45 minutes, we will .elve into jane pierce
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Aug 22, 2013 9:00pm EDT
. >> thank you for tying up the discussion. as a matter of fact, that will lead off on "washington journal" tomorrow morning. bill carry on the conversation -- they will carry on the conversation -- is the cost of college worth it? there's a story about the members of congress who take trips overseas paid for by lobbyists. we will discuss possible cuts in federal aid to states with marsha howard. show focus on what could happen if state funding -- if congress does not reach a deal. we will take your questions about the labor department's latest regional job summary. it is a report that found upon it that live tomorrow morning at seven eastern. season two of "first ladies" begins monday, september 9, with the look at the life of edith roosevelt. we are showing encore presentations for season one every weeknight at 9:00 eastern. every first lady. tonight, frances cleveland. ♪ [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] ♪ >> frances cleveland was a celebrity lady unlike anyone before her. to help us understand the france
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Aug 2, 2013 6:00am EDT
to go. why state of washington, we are going to have 80% registered by the first of march. we are already ready to go. an aggressive awareness campaign all along the west coast. california, oregon, and washington. you watch, the rest of this dias is going to be looking insane, why can't we have that -- from wherever they're from. my constituents seeing already an average of $500 per family in insurer rebate from parts of the already working to hold insurers accountable for how they spend the premium dollars they take in. this is not an investigation in pursuit of better government. it is a desperate 11th hour attempt to stop a law that will help americans. part of me to believe that people who have made no proposals -- hard for me to believe that people that made no proposals are saying to people back home, don't dare sign up for this, this obamacare, it is going to be awful for you. to wind up -- i don't know how you run for office telling people that you don't want to. and the proposal that is on the table here today is straight out of the republican party. mitt romney created i
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Aug 26, 2013 10:00am EDT
for "washington journal." >> live pictures from the in washington dc we're re-our continuing our live coverage celebrating the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. have a new panel on the civil rights movement hosted by the w.k. kellogg foundation. we will be joined by marc morial who is the president of the national urban league. >> good morning. saying goodr morning in a way that i would hear, and with that sort of energy. thank you all. this is such a joy to be here in this historic week about to celebrate our history and to envision and move forward toward creating the future that we all want, and certainly the future that our children deserve. christopher, the vice president of the program strategy at the w.k. kellogg foundation. you on like to welcome behalf of our staff and our over theon -- all nation. solidarity behind this idea that no light can live forever, and we must heal for our children's sake. when mr. kellogg built the foundation he said do what you will with the money, so long as it benefits the children. during his lifetime he worked to help vulnerable
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Aug 15, 2013 1:00am EDT
with julie tyler before she became mrs. tyler. >> the only problem is julia tyler was in washington before she married the president. she was very, very popular. and she had plings flings, whatever that means today, with a lot of different men, a lot of different much older men. she seemed to attract a lot of older men. but whatever went on between julia and buchanan was really negligentible. >> and ultimately married one 30 years her senior. >> yes. >> who became president. >> yes. >> and the next call from barbara in brookhaven, pennsylvania. >> i too remember the story when i visited wheatland about a broken-hearted buchanan when his fan say jilted him. it has something to do with her family's objection to him. so apparently was just so broken hearted there was just never anyone else for him. i remember hearing that story from a tour guide when i went through wheatland. >> thank you. here's a request from wallace lee. president buchanan was originally from merserburg, pennsylvania, born and raised, and he moved to lancaster as an adult. it is discertaining to say he was from lanc
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Aug 16, 2013 1:00am EDT
. she wanted to pack it up with the other things and take it to washington. mr. reagan reminded her she was not going to be doing a lot of cooking when she was at the white house, so they left it for the renters. they started out a little bit lower middle class, smaller houses, people moving into the neighborhood, and the neighborhood was starting to grow. mary wanted to not only keep up with the joneses, she wanted to be the joneses. >> the that is a glimpse of the lincolns' life together. how did they meet? they were 10 years apart in age. >> that is right. it has been speculated that a relationship with the stepmother may have been a factor, but in 1839, she went to springfield. why springfield? a sister was married to a man who was governor of territorial illinois, said she was immediately thrown into the social set. springfield was a tiny town, maybe 2500 people. >> she was wealthy and well educated. >> this is something i think people tend to overlook. why lincoln was attracted to her in the first place. classic opposites. this was a young woman who frankly could have had her
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Aug 9, 2013 11:00pm EDT
"the washington post" and back in the 1970s there was a big difference between then and now it is just that these guys have written. collision 2012 is written and there was a similar writing back in the 2008 campaign. all the guys involved, and that is coming out in august. the other one is through the perilous fight, which is by steve bulger, also someone i used to work with closely. we look back at the six weeks during the war of 1812. >> we saw the movie. two let us know what you are reading this summer. post on her facebook page or send us a twitter tweet or send us e-mail at booktv@c-span.org. >> mayor and council chairman, they face each other in one of the most contentious and expensive elections in the recent history. raising nearly $5 million in an attempt to hold onto his seat. and vincent gray race only $2 million. but shortly after he took office in 2011, a candidate for mayor had told "the washington post" that she was paid and promised a job during the election. federal investigators soon discovered that much of brown's story was true. they also uncovered an even big
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Aug 7, 2013 6:00am EDT
much, both of you. [applause] >> on the next "washington journal," a look at how the u.s. protected citizens and interests . our guest is chad suite, former chief of staff at the hom homeland security department. talking about the lobbying efforts for immigration reform to the august congressional recess with eliseo medina. and then spotlight on magazines, bloomberg businessweek discussing a recent article about the $4.5 billion construction project for the new homeland security department headquarters. "washington journal" is live every morning at 7:00 eastern. institution, defense cuts coming in 2014, some of the most harmful to the military under sequestration. eventts were part of an on the effective budget cuts on military preparedness. you can see it in its entirety any time at c-span.org. here is a look. >> if you look at the 2014 would behe cuts that required by sequestration are so harsh for that year and there's no way to phase them in realistically. it is even a worse debacle than the sequestration and the pain that occurs in that year towards even what we're going throug
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Aug 12, 2013 8:00am EDT
recent sales of "the washington post" and "the boston globe." after that, the chair of the homeland security subcommittee, peter king, former new york times reporter judith miller and others examine the issue of balancing national security with the protection of civil liberties. then journalists talk about how news organizations cover politics in the digital age of social media. and later, remarks from a recent global education summit with former unicef director carol bellamy and a former child refugee from the sudanese civil war. >> booktv in prime time continues this week. tonight after "the communicators," we'll bring you authors from book fairs and festivals. at 8:30 p.m. eastern, we begin with oscar goodman at freedom fest. he talks about "being oscar: from mob lawyer to mayor of las vegas." after that, we'll go to this year's printer's row literary festival to hear about "the cooked seed." then on to bookexpo be america in new york city city with erica jong who talks about "fear of flying." and we finish with author and radio talk show host larry elder at the los angeles times
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Aug 30, 2013 6:00am EDT
place today in washington school; is that right? >> that's right. >> we have the scholar awe thoor from california who came to union city to throw a pizza party, and i'd like the scholar author to explain himself. david? >> i was lucky enough to spend a year here in new jersey, a transformative experience for me. a lot of the time, i was in washington. when i was told i was going to be in washington elementary school and spread the news with the architects of the transformation, he said, god, union city is confident. it's one of the elite schools, and i spent a lot of time in room 210 in ms. molly's 3rd grade classroom with kids -- [applause] , and, aleah, would you stand up? that was where i was mr. david to the kids. i'm sure -- 8th graders -- 8-year-olds are passionate folks. i was mobbed so much that we would work, okay, table one, you mob mr. david, and table two, go mob mr. david, and a pizza party was a tradition, and so today, you know, i was doing a public tv show, and i'm here tonight with, in a lot of ways, the best part of the day was the pizza party i threw for the kid
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Aug 8, 2013 8:00pm EDT
hope that you would cover the black american leadership alliance, a case in washington dc where he had black americans and white americans and is paired americans marching together as citizens, not asking for entitlements, but asking for jobs, which is a big complaint you have. -- bit more skin be more wrong about how to get the hispanic vote. the 2000 elections, there was only one candidate who actually had written an amnesty, though everyone knew was for amnesty, and that was john mccain. healy got 31% of these panic vote in that election. the only thing i think president obama has set in the debates was that he wasn't forgiving drivers licenses to illegal analysts -- illegal aliens. 31% of the vote compared to obama's 67%. he didn't even get half of the hispanic vote. everyone knows he is pro- amnesty. the is the way to attract hispanic vote? they are not only wrong, but they are insulting hispanic americans. host: why do republicans like itris say they have to do for the sake of the future of the party? caller: because it sounds right. because when you say, you think, that sounds r
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Aug 1, 2013 8:00pm EDT
congress and rejects the way washington has operated for far too long and there is no accountability because decisions are made by unelected agency officials. undermine nt would that fundamental choice. regulatory agencies routinely estimate the benefits and costs under the assumption that any individuals that become unemployed are instantly re-employed in nearly identical jobs. the e.p.a.'s impact analysis is frequently flawed because it fails to account for the effects of regulation across interconnected industries and markets. using the proper full economy nera, economic consulting found that the e.p.a.'s utility rule would have a negative impact equivalent to 180,000 to 215,000 lost jobs in 20 jobs, which therefore that wouldn't come to the congress, even though private consultants say it would lose over 215,000 jobs. e.p.a. says it would create 8,000 jobs. the e.p.a.'s cross-state pollution rule would have an impact to the annual loss of 34,300 jobs from 2013 through 2037 versus the e.p.a.'s claimed 700 jobs gained annually. and finally, the e.p.a.'s industrial boiler maximum ac
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Aug 28, 2013 11:00pm EDT
washington and the state department, the war department. i read diaries of important state department officials, and it's appalling. i mean, what charles lindbergh said in that speech was nothing compared to what they were writing privately in their diaries at the time. okay. thank you very, very much. >> out of the transpiration that they want with each step of the well-worn shoes, that's the debt that i and millions of americans go those maids, laborers, porter's, secretaries , folks it could have run a company if they ever had a chance, those white students to put themselves in harm's way even though it in after. those japanese-americans who were -- those jewish-american that survived the holocaust. people who could have given up and given in but kept on keeping on knowing that people may indoors for a night, but joy, as in the morning. [applause] of the battlefield of justice, men and women would liberate gasol. in ways that our children not take for granted as people of all colors and creeds live together and learn together and walk together, fight alongside one another and love
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Aug 16, 2013 12:00pm EDT
same-sex couples and voters in maine, maryland and washington state all voted to have marriage for same-sex couples. so we went beyond state legislatures began modestly into the popular votes. and i think the president was a major help in making that happen. and i think the importance of it just cannot be underestimated. >> i think what he did, sort of going through the micro, she talked about how long it took him and how long he got there to not be supportive and he referenced his own kids and he said that they had talked to him and they said you're not on the same page we are on it. you have to be more like us and i thought that was instructive to the country and the parents and the people that this is what happens. you do change over time if you let yourself. and then on the level i think as a world leader you can see world leaders changing the way they are running their countries. and it's happening since he did that. it's happening today. it's happening because he is a world leader and he's also a dad and those things are also powerful and profound. and they all look to him as
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Aug 30, 2013 12:00pm EDT
coming up at 6 p.m. he's a maryland democrat. >> partisan politics played in washington these days, i am trying to stay above that. i mean there. i want people to make the right decisions for what is best for them. this bill is not going to be repealed. do you think the republicans in the house would've gotten the message here for the 30th time to try to repeal it, and it's still here. this bill, the public wouldn't let us repeal this bill. they don't want to the benefits that gotten from the affordable care act, or seniors don't want to go back to our cost of prescription drug. families don't want to see their young 25 year old kids off their health insurance policy. people like getting the check from the insurance companies that have been charging more than what we think is acceptable rate for their health insurance. and quite frankly, americans are tired of paying the cost of other people who should be responsible for the own health care needs. that's what this is all about. how do we implement it in a way that makes the most sense for the american people? >> senator ben cardin. a sho
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Aug 12, 2013 10:00am EDT
washington post and has done so since 2006 and has been a reporter and editor at " the washington post" for 26 years. from" the newis york times." pete williams has covered the court and the justice department for nbc news for the past 20 years and prior to that, he was assistant secretary of defense in the george h w bush administration. who morrow is at the end covers the court for the national law journal and prior to that, he was a reporter for " legal times" and" usa today." i want to introduce terry to wner in the middle of all these reporters. she is here because she is an academic from oakland university who studies to things that are quite relevant to this particular panel. one is the supreme court and the press and the other is the role of new media. we will start with professor towner and after she finishes her presentation, we will go tonythe line from tom on and then we will open it up for questions. oakland university located in rochester, michigan. i specialize in american politics and media and politics and this is one of the reasons i am here. onresearch tends to focus
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